Location: Road between Mocímboa da Praia and Palma, Cabo Delgado Province
Event: Armed extremists attacked vehicles traveling along Highway 762 from Mocímboa da Praia to Palma. On February 21, one individual was killed and two injured when attackers shot into a vehicle using AK-47s.
Actions to Take:
- Use caution when driving or walking in the affected areas.
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- Consider hiring security professionals if traveling to the affected area.
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